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Chris Corey has been managing the custom design and build projects for homeowners in Doylestown, Buckingham, and Chalfont for over 30 years. Corey-Built uses an exclusive network of Pennsylvania’s greatest and most experienced service...

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Pennsylvania State Senator Bob Mensch personally visited Henning’s Trains with a Citation of Congratulations on its 80th Anniversary. The citation to this well respected retailer of classic and new model trains reads as follows: Whereas, The ... Read more

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Chef Mia Emerson began her stellar career in Philadelphia. For eight years she worked in the heart of Beverly Hills and Hollywood with countless celebrities, politicians and movie studios on events ranging from movie premieres and birthday parties... Read more

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Welcome to the Crystal Cottage Boutique, your source for everything fabulous! At the Crystal Cottage Boutique they live by the motto of “Giving Graciously and Living Beautifully” and it shows as you step inside this charming farmhouse shop nestled... Read more

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The Foot & Ankle Center of Philadelphia has opened a podiatry practice inside Lower Bucks Hospital Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center in response to increasing demand for podiatry services in the area. The practice will be directed by Dr. Steven F... Read more

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The holiday season is one of the most eventful times of the year—full of love, laughter, gatherings with family & friends, and, sometimes, the palpable excitement of an engagement. For couples committing to one another this Christmas, there's an... Read more

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Robert Winn, owner of Import1 Motorsport is no ordinary car dealer. “My car,” he says, “is the one I drive home on any given night.” Read more

Dr. Shahzad Ahmed, a board-certified cardiologist, trained in cardiovascular disease and internal medicine, has joined Lower Bucks Hospital’s BMC Cardiology Practice LLC. Dr. Ahmed has advanced specialization in coronary interventions, peripheral... Read more

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Hendrixson’s Furniture features solid wood American manufacturer Stickley in both of their showrooms. Created in upstate Manlius, NY choose from Stickley's ever-growing line of fabric and leather upholstery, bedroom, dining room, rugs, lamps and... Read more

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Explaining how Raphael Architects provided design build services for an old home in Jenkintown, Michael Raphael says, “The client purchased a grand old home in Jenkintown, PA that required major interior renovations to the kitchen, bar, and... Read more

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Lookaway Golf Club hosted their Annual Golf Tournament supporting brain cancer and raises over $120,000 for the Matthew Renk Foundation Read more

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This summer take a trip back in time to a drive-in movie. Drive-in movie theatres were a family event in the 1950s and ’60s until they began to close and go out of business in the late ’70s. Read more

Preparing for your financial future can seem daunting. The advisors at Girard are passionate about getting to know their clients and creating customized solutions. Read more

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Take a flight this summer in a historic biplane. You can pick your tour along the Delaware River towards Frenchtown, explore Lake Nockamixon, a run up to Philipsburg, Easton, Bethlehem and Allentown or ask for your dream flight Read more

Meet Eliza Marton, owner and operator of Zeal Designs, a Kitchen & Bath Design and Supply Firm. Read more

Plymouth Meeting: Gathering Terrace & BioSwale

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The Plymouth Monthly Meeting envisioned a future where they could meet outdoors at their historic meeting house (1708). They contacted SED Design to help them realize this vision, and Seiler+Drury Architecture to provide a new doorway to the space. Working closely with this actively engaged and energetic group of people, we created an outdoor terrace that subtly blends with the historic meeting house and that provides ample space for the Monthly Meeting’s program. The terrace wall at seat height offers meeting space on the lower lawn while the terrace design allows for various meeting configurations and also incorporates benches. Using ramps, stairs and new walkways, the design solves grading/elevation issues while allowing accessibility from the new doorway and the surrounding landscape. The design provides native planting areas and incorporates lighting to highlight the space beautifully in the evenings. At the same time, the Plymouth Monthly Meeting was experiencing drainage issues in the area where the new terrace was to be located. Rooftop stormwater had not previously been comprehensively managed. Between the new terrace area and its natural stormwater outlet, the Plymouth Meeting Friends School’s outdoor basketball court and play area is located. Beyond this area, a forgotten and eroded drainage ditch had been carrying the combined runoff through the school’s landscape. There was a real opportunity for a return to nature’s balance and beauty here, in the domain of the Plymouth Meeting Friends School’s children. After studying the possibilities and the stormwater volumes, SED Design proposed removing an old hedge and metal fence to make way for a sinuous, riverrock-lined “stream.” The stream incorporates a series of check dams to slow the velocity of stormwater during large rain events. It also incorporates rocks and boulders of various sizes to lend natural beauty and to pique the curiosity of young minds. A new headwater wall at seat height provides surface stormwater pass-through during rain and, when it’s dry, a place to rest while enjoying this new area. In working together with the Plymouth Monthly Meeting, the Plymouth Meeting Friends School and Seiler+Drury Architecture, the vision of a subtly beautiful terrace for meetings and a return to more naturally managed stormwater has been realized. SED Design is located at 740 Penllyn Blue Bell Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422. for more information call 610-584-5941 or visit www.seddesignstudio.com.

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